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Woman who accused lawmaker meets with Tennessee governor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A woman who has accused a Tennessee state lawmaker of sexual misconduct says she has met with Gov. Bill Lee to talk about the Republican. Christi Rice confirmed in a text message she had met with Lee on Thursday. [...]

Acting mayor accused of conspiring with ex-mayor, arrested

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says a former Florida mayor conspired with the city’s acting mayor to intimidate a police officer who was involved in arresting him on attempted murder charges last [...]

Activist Accused of Inciting Hatred Helped Kazakhs Flee China’s Camps

HONG KONG — For six days a week, every week, in a crowded office in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Serikzhan Bilash had been ringmaster of one of the most influential efforts detailing China’s internment of Muslim minorities. Clad [...]

Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

On Saturday, the Vatican spokesman, Alessandro Gisotti, told reporters that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith had extended Mr. McCarrick a penal process in which “all his rights were respected” and that his “lawyers [...]

Afghan Forces Arrest Man Accused in 2017 Attack That Killed 150

KABUL, Afghanistan — The intelligence agency said Saturday that Afghan special forces had arrested a Taliban operative responsible for two major attacks in Kabul. And in a separate operation, agents apprehended a university professor [...]

Óscar Arias Sánchez, a Nobel Winner and Former President of Costa Rica, Is Accused of Sexual Assault

Thinking back to the afternoon when she said Mr. Arias had grabbed her, Dr. Arce said she regretted not having fought back. She was in shock, she said. She had first met Mr. Arias through her mother, a former legislator in his party, [...]

Bill Maher accused of racism over fried chicken comment to black congressman

Bill Maher faced fresh allegations of racism for invoking a stereotype about African American while interviewing a black congressman, Rep. William Hurd, Texas Republican, on the comedian’s live HBO program Friday. “I was in the CIA for [...]

Ahead of Election, Indian Leaders Are Accused of Suppressing 45-Year Unemployment High

NEW DELHI — When voters swept Prime Minister Narendra Modi into power five years ago, it was in no small part because of his vows to create millions of jobs and vault India into an era of prosperity. But now, just months before the [...]

2 soldiers accused of arranging fraudulent marriages

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Federal prosecutors have accused two Fort Bragg soldiers of arranging fraudulent marriages between soldiers and immigrants in exchange for money, furniture and housing. News outlets report the U.S. Department of Justice [...]

Former suburban Chicago mayor accused of embezzlement

CHICAGO (AP) – A former mayor of a Chicago suburb is being accused of embezzling village funds. Donald Schupek served three terms as Posen’s mayor. He lost a re-election bid in 2017. The federal indictment returned last week alleges [...]